Pingtung Wandan Mud Volcano Erupts

A mud volcano erupted in Pingtung County this morning. Around 9 a.m. this morning mud began flowing from 5 holes that appeared in rice paddies about 50 meters west of Huang Yuan Holy Temple in Wandan township. A farmer discovered the mudflow in his rice field this morning. The area is the site of periodic eruptions, but the exact site of the eruptions varies from year to year. From 2013 until last year, the periodic eruptions occurred further east at

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